Sartoris, Adelaide (formerly Kemble, Adelaide)


Nationality: English

Date of Birth: November 6, 1815

Place of Birth: London, England

Date of Death: August 6, 1879

Place of Death: Hampshire, England


Adelaide Sartoris was an opera singer, author, and celebrated hostess. Professor Giovanni Costa named her and her husband, the art critic Edward John Sartoris, “the greatest influence on the life of Frederic Leighton.”


Middleton, L.M. “Adelaide Kemble.” In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (accessed Novemver 17, 2016).

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Sartoris, Adelaide (formerly Kemble, Adelaide)